Samba 4.2.12 Available for Download

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                   Release Notes for Samba 4.2.12
                            May 02, 2016
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This is the last bugfix release of Samba 4.2. Please note that there will
be security releases only beyond this point!

This release fixes some regressions introduced by the last security fixes.
Please see bug https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11849 for a list of
bugs addressing these regressions and more information.


Changes since 4.2.11:
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o  Jeremy Allison <jra@samba.org>
   * BUG 10489: s3: smbd: posix_acls: Fix check for setting u:g:o entry on a
     filesystem with no ACL support.
   * BUG 11703: s3: smbd: Fix timestamp rounding inside SMB2 create.
   * BUG 11742: lib: tevent: Fix memory leak when old signal action restored.
   * BUG 11771: lib: tevent: Fix memory leak when old signal action restored.


o  Christian Ambach <ambi@samba.org>
   * BUG 6482: s3:utils/smbget: Fix recursive download.


o  Andrew Bartlett <abartlet@samba.org>
   * BUG 11780: smbd: Only check dev/inode in open_directory, not the full
     stat().
   * BUG 11789: build: Mark explicit dependencies on pytalloc-util.


o  Ralph Boehme <slow@samba.org>
   * BUG 11714: lib/tsocket: Work around sockets not supporting FIONREAD.


o  Günther Deschner <gd@samba.org>
   * BUG 11789: libsmb/pysmb: add pytalloc-util dependency to fix the build.


o  Berend De Schouwer <berend.de.schouwer@gmail.com>
   * BUG 11643: docs: Add example for domain logins to smbspool man page.


o  Nathan Huff <nhuff@acm.org>
   * BUG 11771: Fix ETIME handling for Solaris event ports.


o  Volker Lendecke <vl@samba.org>
   * BUG 11732: param: Fix str_list_v3 to accept ";" again.
   * BUG 11816: nwrap: Fix the build on Solaris.
   * BUG 11827: Fix memleak.


o  Justin Maggard <jmaggard10@gmail.com>
   * BUG 11773: s3:smbd: Add negprot remote arch detection for OSX.


o  Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
   * BUG 11742: tevent: version 0.9.28. Fix memory leak when old signal action
     restored.
   * BUG 11789: s3:wscript: pylibsmb depends on pycredentials.
   * BUG 11841: Fix NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED when accessing Windows public share.
   * BUG 11847: Only validate MIC if "map to guest" is not being used.
   * BUG 11849: auth/ntlmssp: Add ntlmssp_{client,server}:force_old_spnego
     option for testing.
   * BUG 11850: NetAPP SMB servers don't negotiate NTLMSSP_SIGN.
   * BUG 11858: Allow anonymous smb connections.
   * BUG 11870: Fix ads_sasl_spnego_gensec_bind(KRB5).
   * BUG 11872: Fix 'wbinfo -u' and 'net ads search'.


o  Jose A. Rivera <jarrpa@samba.org>
   * BUG 11727: s3:smbd:open: Skip redundant call to file_set_dosmode when
     creating a new file.


o  Andreas Schneider <asn@samba.org>
   * BUG 11690: docs: Add smbspool_krb5_wrapper manpage.


o  Jorge Schrauwen <sjorge@blackdot.be>
   * BUG 11816: configure: Don't check for inotify on illumos.


o  Martin Schwenke <martin@meltin.net>
   * BUG 11719: ctdb-scripts: Drop use of "smbcontrol winbindd ip-dropped ...".


o  Uri Simchoni <uri@samba.org>
   * BUG 11852: libads: Record session expiry for spnego sasl binds.


o  Hemanth Thummala <hemanth.thummala@nutanix.com>
   * BUG 11708: loadparm: Fix memory leak issue.
   * BUG 11740: Real memory leak(buildup) issue in loadparm.


o  Jelmer Vernooń≥ <jelmer@jelmer.uk>
   * BUG 11771: tevent: Only set public headers field when installing as a
     public library.


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Reporting bugs & Development Discussion
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Please discuss this release on the samba-technical mailing list or by
joining the #samba-technical IRC channel on irc.freenode.net.

If you do report problems then please try to send high quality
feedback. If you don't provide vital information to help us track down
the problem then you will probably be ignored.  All bug reports should
be filed under the "Samba 4.1 and newer" product in the project's Bugzilla
database (https://bugzilla.samba.org/).


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